Canada-France Agreement — Museums Assistance Program

The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) – Canada-France Agreement component provides funding for joint missions between French and Canadian heritage organizations, to create ties and enhance competencies of museum professionals.

Partnerships may relate to research on development and diversification of audiences. Projects that further the development of official language minority communities are given a priority for funding support.

Who can apply

Applicants must meet the criteria in one of the following two categories:

  • Incorporated non-profit Canadian museums* which: 
    • provide services to the public year-round;
    • employ the equivalent of one full-time paid professional staff;
    • have policies for key museum functions; and
    • have a current three to five-year strategic/business plan.
  • Museums associations and incorporated non-profit Canadian service organizations whose membership relates to the museum sector which:
    • provide services to the public year-round;
    • employ the equivalent of one full-time paid professional staff;
    • have a current three to five-year strategic/business plan.

*Eligible museums that are governed by provincial/municipal government or by academic or cultural institutions can apply to MAP, as long as their principal mandate is linked to heritage. They must also have distinct objectives, programs and budgets related to heritage. Federal departments, Crown corporations and agencies are not eligible for MAP funding.

How to apply

Applicants are required to:

Application deadline

March 31, 2019

Contact us

Department of Canadian Heritage
Museums Assistance Program
25 Eddy Street, 9th Floor (25-9-N)
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M5

Email

PCH.map-pam.PCH@canada.ca

Telephone
819-997-0055
1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)
TTY

1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST).

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